Bradley is pleased to announce that Richard E. Graves has joined the firm’s Nashville office as an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group.
“We are pleased to welcome Richard to our growing team of real estate attorneys in Nashville,” said Bradley Nashville Office Managing Partner Lela Hollabaugh. “Richard’s background includes handling diverse real estate, zoning and land use projects throughout Tennessee.”
Mr. Graves focuses his practice on real estate law and zoning and land use. His experience includes preparing and reviewing purchase and sales agreements, as well as closing documents, on behalf of purchasers and sellers. He also reviews environmental site assessment proposals and reports to ensure compliance with all appropriate inquiry requirements and ASTM standards. In addition, he reviews title commitments, surveys and plats, and private and public property restrictions and regulations on behalf of clients. His litigation experience includes prosecuting and defending easement and title disputes, as well as common law writ of certiorari appeals of decisions of local land use administrative bodies.
Prior to joining Bradley, Mr. Graves was an attorney at Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP. He clerked for Judge Sharon G. Lee of the Tennessee Supreme Court.
Mr. Graves received his J.D. (magna cum laude) from the University of Tennessee College of Law and his Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) from the University of Tennessee.
Bradley’s real estate attorneys serve every sector of the market, including acquisitions, financing, lending, leasing, construction, regulatory, tax, and other matters. Their work involves complex, multimillion-dollar projects for large institutions that take years to see through to completion, as well as ongoing transactions for clients whose primary businesses are in real estate investment or development.